The DeanBeat: Why outsiders see us better than we can see ourselves

The DeanBeat: Why outsiders see us higher than we are able to see ourselves

When I discovered that Ghost of Tsushima, an genuine samurai swordfighting action-adventure recreation, was beneath growth at Bellevue, Washington-based primarily based Sucker Punch, I did a double take. How may Sucker Punch faithfully reconstruct the samurai world and precisely depict the 13th century Mongol invasion of Japan? I asked Chris Zimmerman, cofounder of Sucker Punch, […]

The IndieBeat: Glitch Mundo carves out a grassroots festival for indie games in Brazil

The IndieBeat: Glitch Mundo carves out a grassroots pageant for indie video games in Brazil

Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival ran final week in São Paulo, but it surely wasn’t the one occasion there that celebrates indie video games. A gaggle of native builders had put collectively and hosted their very own pageant, Glitch Mundo, in three cities all through Brazil. While BIG invitations video games from throughout Latin America in […]

The DeanBeat: Where game developers still dare to bet big

The DeanBeat: Where recreation builders nonetheless dare to guess massive

In 2010 and 2011, the event crew at Guerrilla Games in Amsterdam surveyed the panorama of video video games. They had simply shipped the sci-fi shooter Killzone three, promoting within the low thousands and thousands of items. It was profitable sufficient to present the studio — which was the one surviving Triple-An organization within the […]

The IndieBeat: Puzzles shine at Brazil’s Independent Games Festival

The IndieBeat: Puzzles shine at Brazil’s Independent Games Festival

It’s a great week for video games in São Paulo — and never simply because Brazil superior within the World Cup. Brazil’s Independent Games festival is operating for the sixth 12 months in a row, an annual occasion that celebrates a various array of video games from Latin America and overseas. It’s free to the […]

Cloud gaming has potential, but its execution isn’t a breeze

Cloud gaming has potential, however its execution isn’t a breeze

It’s been awhile since OnLive came out of stealth in 2009 and promised to disrupt the game consoles with a revolutionary cloud-gaming service, the place distant information facilities may compute the video games reasonably than a consumer’s machine. That rosy future didn’t fairly occur, and Sony acquired OnLive’s belongings in 2015 and shut the service […]

Goodbye, loot boxes! Hello, premium progression passes!

Goodbye, loot bins! Hello, premium development passes!

If the 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show final week had a one huge pattern, it was individuals standing on stage saying “and no loot boxes!” After Star Wars: Battlefront II and quite a few high-profile missteps, loot bins are fading away. They could stick round in a couple of video games, however builders are […]

How 5 new studios will help Microsoft in the console war

How 5 new studios will assist Microsoft within the console battle

Microsoft’s deals to buy or construct 5 recreation studios might shake up the steadiness of energy within the recreation business, and these strikes had been the largest information to come back out of its 2018 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show presentation yesterday. Back when Microsoft entered the Xbox enterprise in 2001, its leaders bragged […]

Nintendo squeezes past PlayStation for top gaming ad spend on TV

Nintendo squeezes previous PlayStation for high gaming advert spend on TV

PlayStation’s reign on the TV advert spending charts has come to an finish. After seven months with Sony on high, Nintendo has muscled in, simply beating out the PlayStation model when it comes to promoting spent. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.television, the real-time TV advert measurement firm with consideration and conversion analytics from greater than […]

PlayStation Aim is Sony’s best VR controller – now it just needs games

PlayStation Aim is Sony’s greatest VR controller – now it simply wants video games

Just like greater than half of PlayStation VR’s 2 million customers, I arrived late to the PSVR occasion, however ready till final 12 months meant that the platform had a sturdy library of video games at cheap costs. One of the video games I missed was Farpoint, the mid-2017 first-person shooter that showcased Sony’s PlayStation VR Aim […]

The DeanBeat: E3 is back with dozens of games we’ll want to play

The DeanBeat: E3 is again with dozens of video games we’ll need to play

The annual ritual of sacrifice that addles the brains of recreation journalists all over the world is at hand. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the massive recreation commerce present in Los Angeles, will get began on Saturday and runs all subsequent week. I’ll be going, making use of as lots of my tips for survival as […]